University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

International Relations, Law and Security

This course introduces and familiarises students with contemporary issues relating to the course topics, examining them through legal and political viewpoints. It reflects contemporary policies by taking a broad view of 'security', rather than simply focusing on traditional areas of concern.

Entry requirements

1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in social sciences/law subjects or substantial professional experience. A minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 6.0) or equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory classes semester 1; contemporary security challenges and responses; principles of research design; or; legal research methods and skills (year-long online); legal research skills; elective classes - semester 1; contemporary international relations; comparative public policy; climate change and international law; European human rights law; international human rights law; quantitative methods i; terrorism and the law; elective classes - semester 2; human rights law in comparative perspective; human rights protection in the UK; privacy, crime and security; qualitative methods; remaining politics options can vary in scheduling year-to-year:; contesting global governance; international institutions and regimes; compulsory classes - semester 3; dissertation research project; field dissertation; learning and teaching.

Assessment methods

Assessment is conducted with a mixture of presentations, written assignments and exams that vary module by module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

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